Meet Dmitry Buterin (or “Dima”) founder of three multi-million dollar businesses, including top-ranked membership management software company, Wild Apricot and Co-Founder of BlockGeeks.com. Dima is also an angel investor and mentor for blockchain startups and the proud father of Vitalik Buterin, creator of Ethereum. Dima is an investor in Highline Beta, and a great supporter to the company. We […]
Today, the team at Relay Platform (“Relay”) announced their USD $5.2M seed round, led by Drive Capital. Highline Beta also participated in the round. Drive Capital is a Columbus-based venture capital firm founded in 2012 by former Sequoia Capital partners Chris Olsen and Mark Kvamme. Drive Capital has previous investments in insurtech, including Root Insurance […]
Our investors and mentors are a key part of our success, helping us, our corporate clients and the startups in our portfolio and programs win. Meet Alistair Croll, entrepreneur, author and public speaker with a background in web performance, analytics, cloud-computing and business strategy. Alistair is the co-author of four books, including the bestselling Lean […]
Highline Beta Continues its Support of ChargeLab with Follow On Investment in USD $4.3 million round
In early 2020, we made an initial investment in ChargeLab alongside Notation Capital and Urban Us. The thesis was clear: EV vehicles are going to take over a larger piece of the car (and overall mobility) market in the future, and supporting those EVs will require charging infrastructure. Each OEM isn’t going to build their […]
Highline Beta invests in Aifred Health to support its mission of improving clinical decision making for mental health
Highline Beta participated in Aifred Health’s recent $4M seed financing, which was co-led by MEDTEQ and BDC Capital, with support from Desjardins Group and other private and institutional investors. The funding will be used to support the North American regulatory approval clinical trial designed to test the safety and effectiveness of Aifred Health’s AI technology to inform personalized therapeutic treatment choice for patients suffering from clinical depression.
We couldn’t be more excited to have an opportunity to invest in BanQu, a software company leveraging non-cryptocurrency blockchain technology to help unbanked populations in developing countries build financial identities.
The future of cars is electric. Perhaps the future of all mobility is electric. We’re excited about the future of EVs and believe in ChargeLab’s potential to become a key platform player in this space, driving charger installations and user growth in the market.
Highline Beta announces first close of $20 million fund to invest in and scale startups with the roster of global corporate partners
With RBC as the lead private investor, Highline Beta’s inaugural fund forms part of the Government of Canada’s Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative.
The process companies use for approving new projects or initiatives is tested & true – right? Create a business plan outlining the 5-year forecast for income, profits, and cash flow, and run that up the flagpole for approval. Business plans are detailed, and thorough – and in the innovation world, they’re almost always wrong. Founders – […]
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, announced federal VCCI investment recipients, including Highline Beta, focused on helping promote gender parity in the industry—and strengthen the Canadian economy.